We've updated the Coronavirus in South Africa dashboard to show the latest numbers.
Total infections: 20,125
New infections since last update: 988
Total deaths: 397
Total people recovered: 10,104
Active cases: 9,624
Province with the most confirmed cases: Western Cape has 12,888 (735 more than yesterday)
Province with the most confirmed deaths: Western Cape 257 (up 22 from yesterday)
Province with the most recoveries: Western Cape 6,126 (up 1,021 from yesterday)
Total number of tests done: 543,032 (51% public sector, 49% private sector)
Click here to view the full dashboard.
We've also (re-)added charts for deaths by age and gender to the main dashboard, here's hoping the department of health regularly releases updated data. And, don't forget to check out our provincial page: we've added active cases per 100,000 population for each province to the table. For the people who have been asking us for data, you'll find the datasets we use to build the dashboard under the Data menu, or click on the raw data link below.
- Provincial data
- Global data
- Raw data
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The Coronavirus in South Africa dashboard and newsletter is a partnership between Media Hack Collective and Bhekisisa. Together we aim to keep you informed with quality news and information about the COVID-19 pandemic in South Africa.
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